New Delhi : Are you planning an outing with your family during the festive season? If you are planning to travel somewhere, then there is an important news for you. That is, before going out on an outing with the family, you should get a National Common Mobility Card (NCMC). It is like ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’. It was started by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 4, 2019. After making it, you will not only find it easier to travel to any place, you can also use it in place of ATM card. Let us try to know about National Common Mobility Card.
What is National Common Mobility Card?
National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) is an inter-operative transport card designed by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs of the Central Government. It was started by the government on 4 March 2019. It has been developed as a transport card. It has been designed in such a way that in future passengers will be able to pay the fare for any journey through this card. Not only this, toll tax can also be paid at the highway toll plaza through this.
Can be used in Delhi Metro
Not only this, this National Common Mobility Card can also be used in Delhi Metro trains. For this, changes have also been made in the entry gates of metro stations. This card will also open the entry gate on the Airport Express Line of Delhi Metro. For this, changes have been made in all the automatic fare collection gates at the stations of this line. Now National Common Mobility Card and RuPay Card, Delhi Metro Card, Token and QR Code can be read at these gates.
National Common Mobility Card will work like ATM card
This card has been developed in collaboration with National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI). This means that any bank can also issue this card as an ATM cum debit card. It has been designed in such a way that it will not only work as a prepaid card, it can also be used as an ATM cum debit card.
Features of National Common Mobility Card
With this card you can pay for parking, toll tax, metro, train tickets, bus tickets etc. at any place in India.
Money can be withdrawn from any ATM in India.
Along with this, transactions up to Rs 2000 can be done without any PIN or OTP.
If you travel by metro train, you will have to stand in long queues to get a ticket. You can use it just like a metro card.
On using the card, one gets 5 to 10 percent cashback and 10 to 20 percent discount in metro.
How to make National Common Mobility Card
All private and government banks in India issue cards with National Common Mobility Card feature. If you also want to get National Common Mobility Card made, then you can contact the bank where you have your account. At present, National Common Mobility Card is available in 25 banks. Cashback is also being offered to promote this card.
How to get the card
Take the necessary documents like PAN, Aadhaar and 2 photographs to the bank where you have an account, and submit the application for making National Common Mobility Card. For this, you will get a form from the bank, fill it and submit it to the concerned bank officer along with the necessary documents. After a few days, the card will reach your home address. Apart from this, if you get this card made from Paytm, then you will have to pay a charge of Rs 250 for it. In this, Rs 100 is given back as cashback, the remaining Rs 100 remains as balance in the card.
Benefits of National Common Mobility Card
The Union Ministry of Urban Housing and Urban Affairs has developed the National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) as ‘One Nation, One Card’. It will work like a contactless ATM card. Apart from this, you will also be able to pay the fare for the journey. With this, money will also be withdrawn from the ATM machine. After shopping, the prices of the goods can also be paid. The biggest advantage of this card in the coming days will be that customers will not need to keep different types of cards.